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Multicultural Post-Doctoral Fellow, Fisheries, Animal, and Veterinary Science

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please attach 4 (PDF) documents to your Employment Application (each document should not exceed 9mg): (#1) A cover letter that addresses eligibility requirements which should include demonstrated evidence of understanding and commitment to bringing multicultural perspectives to the curriculum, research, teaching, and service, and promoting the success of those in underrepresented groups; (#2) CV to include the names and contact information for three individuals who will serve as references and who are familiar with your research and teaching qualifications; (#3) A two-page statement of teaching and multicultural philosophy; and (#4) An "Other Document"which combines a Research Statement (1 page), and a list of courses taught and mentoring experience.

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number SF00309
Job Title Multicultural Post-Doctoral Fellow, Fisheries, Animal, and Veterinary Science
Position Number 108750
FTE 1.00
FLSA Exempt
Position Type Faculty
Union Non-Union Non-Classified Staff
Pay Grade Level
Pay Grade Range
Status Calendar Year, Full-time, Non-tenure-track, Limited

Department Information

Department Fisheries,Animal&VeterinarySci
Contact(s)

Gail Henriques
Faculty/Professional Staff Recruitment
Office of Human Resources
URI

Contact Phone/Extension
Contact Email ghenriques@uri.edu
Physical Demands
Campus Location Kingston
Grant Funded No
Extension Contingency Notes

The position is full-time calendar year, limited to 06-24-2017 with extension contingent upon funding approval.

Duties and Responsibilities

APPLICATION DEADLINE: The search will remain open until the position is filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by October 1, 2016. Second consideration may be given to applications received by November 1, 2016. Applications received subsequent to the second consideration date (November 1, 2016) may not be given full consideration.

The Department of Fisheries, Animal and Veterinary Science in the College of the Environment and Life Sciences at the University of Rhode Island is seeking a Multicultural Post-Doctoral Fellow with a research focus in sustainable food animal production and a commitment to bringing multicultural perspectives to the curriculum, department, college, and university.
Subject to a favorable review of teaching and scholarly activities, the Fellow will be provided with an opportunity to transition into a full-time, tenure-track faculty position.

Basic Function/Responsibilities:

The Fellow will teach an undergraduate and/or graduate course each semester and pursue his/her scholarly interests.

Required Qualifications

Required:

1. A doctoral degree in Animal Science or related field, awarded by time of appointment.

2. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse individuals/groups.

3. Demonstrated experience with incorporating a multicultural perspective and excellence in teaching in Animal Sciences.

4. Demonstrated evidence of an active research program including a record of research publication.

5. Demonstrated proficiency in English writing and oral communication.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred:

1. Demonstrated ability to enhance scholarship in the department.

2. Demonstrated evidence of promoting the academic and professional success of individuals in underrepresented groups.

3. Demonstrated experience with external funding to support scientific research.

4. Demonstrated ability to develop collaborative relationships with existing research programs at URI.

Environmental Conditions
Posting Date 08/19/2016
Closing Date
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please attach 4 (PDF) documents to your Employment Application (each document should not exceed 9mg): (#1) A cover letter that addresses eligibility requirements which should include demonstrated evidence of understanding and commitment to bringing multicultural perspectives to the curriculum, research, teaching, and service, and promoting the success of those in underrepresented groups; (#2) CV to include the names and contact information for three individuals who will serve as references and who are familiar with your research and teaching qualifications; (#3) A two-page statement of teaching and multicultural philosophy; and (#4) An “Other Document”which combines a Research Statement (1 page), and a list of courses taught and mentoring experience.

Quicklink for Posting http://jobs.uri.edu/postings/1572

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  3. Other Document
  4. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a doctoral degree in Animal Science or related field, awarded by time of appointment?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have demonstrated ability to work with diverse individuals/groups?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have demonstrated experience with incorporating a multicultural perspective and excellence in teaching in Animal Sciences?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have demonstrated evidence of an active research program including a record of research publication?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have demonstrated proficiency in English writing and oral communication?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other